Dream meaning of harp
To see a broken harp, betokens illness, or broken troth between lovers.
Equated with the white horse and the mystic ladder. It acts as a bridge between heaven and earth. This is why, in the Edda, heroes express their desire to have a harp buried with them in their grave, so as to facilitate their access to the other world.
There is also a close connexion between the harp and the swan. It might also be regarded as a symbol of the tension inherent in the strings with its striving towards love and the supernatural world, a situation of stress which crucifies man in every moment of the anguished expectation of his earthly life. This would explain the detail of Bosch’s Garden of Delights, where a human figure hangs crucified on the strings of a harp.